Jan 16, 2013 10:00am PST
proposals. republican senator marco rubio said nothing the president proposed would have prevented the sandy hook tragedy and claims he is abusing his power. john rosenthal is part of the stop hand gun violence movement and we will take you live to a gun shop in virginia to find out wa people are saying about the president's announcement today. we will have this interesting reaction. interesting perspective. breaking news regarding americans held hostage in algeria. we will have the latest on that story.
Jan 17, 2013 10:00am PST
to see happen? marco rubio on the republican side has already laid out his plan. what's your reaction to what rubio is propose and what you want to see come out of the white house? >>. >> he loud a path to citizenship for dreamers, and i think that's essential. andrea, i think the main debate will be about legalization and specifically how do you legalize folks. you can have everything from guest and residenty, and that will be the debate in congress in the coming year. >> coming up, are you also going to be faced almost immediately with the whole crisis over the debt ceiling. not house has been holding really firm. what do you think about coming into this partisan divide coming up here in congress? >> well, i mean, i hope to be part of a freshman class and a group of folks in congress who can take care of the finances and systems without creating more self-inflicted wounds. we know that last time we went through this it hurt the stock market nationally. it hurt our bond ratings. we have to create something that doesn't create this self-inflicted wound every couple of years. >> half o
Jan 18, 2013 10:00am PST
immigrants citizenship. do you think the party needs to take a fresh look at immigration, as marco rubio is suggesting?>> i tnk bh parties take a fresh look at immigration because you can't just focus on that, and i applaud senator rubio for trying to find a way particularly to address issues with children who are caught up in some of the immigration debate. andrea, until we secure the borders and we actually find ways to enforce the current laws that are on the books with an understaffed and underfunded ice, immigrations and customs enforcement agency, i think it's hard to get to the final step, and that is pathways to citizenship, and i think all these things are part of a solution. look, i favor vastly more legal immigration. what we don't want is more illegal immigration, and neither do people that are here lawfully who have come from other countries. my grandfather came lawfully 100 years ago. we need more of that. we have an arbitrary number of guest worker permits. we need to increase those to meet the economic needs of the country. i think you have to talk about all of these togethe